aircraft engine

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Noun1.aircraft engine - the engine that powers and aircraftaircraft engine - the engine that powers and aircraft
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
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NASA is also investing in research on Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EPA) to improve emission, fuel-efficiency, and noise levels in commercial aircraft.
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets.
A lot of effort and money is being expended on aircraft propulsion involving batteries when the fundamental weight problem is a very long way from solution, if it ever can be solved ("Flights of fancy?" Professional Engineering No 5).
He said that he's a Trekkie and that about a decade ago, when he began pondering new forms of aircraft propulsion, he imagined that in the future there should be "planes that fly silently with no moving parts."
Designed as a zero-emissions aircraft, Element One merges HES' ultra-light hydrogen fuel cell technologies with a distributed electric aircraft propulsion design.
Orbital ATK has entered into a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study potential integration of turbine and hypersonic engine technologies into a new aircraft propulsion system under DARPA's Advanced Full Range Engine program.
The range of products and services will include aircraft propulsion systems and sub-systems and critical parts for automotive, aeronautics and engineering applications.
Nowadays, HFC usable for aircraft propulsion achieve a good rate of kW/kg, but subsystems for operation of fuel cell are considerably heavy.
Mr Parkinson also previously held a number of manufacturing and operational management roles at Intel's IC fabrication plant in Ireland after serving twelve years as an aircraft propulsion systems engineer with the Royal Air Force.

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